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Spring Family Festival is Sunday

The Spring Family Festival will return on Sunday with live music, food, vendors and much more. The festival, which is organized by the Poway Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Midland Road between Poway Road and Hilleary Place. It is free and open to the public. The festival...

Entertainment

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  • REVIEW: PowPAC’s new comedy is not just for Catholics

    REVIEW: PowPAC’s new comedy is not just for Catholics

    If you ever went to a Catholic school staffed by nuns — or had a relative who did — PowPAC’s new comedy, “Over the Tavern,” is likely to bring back memories. Last Friday, during the opening night’s intermission, several attendees were heard recounting tales of a nun, like the play’s strict Sister...

  • San Diego County Fair’s concert series includes Toby Keith, Frankie Valli

    San Diego County Fair’s concert series includes Toby Keith, Frankie Valli

    Big names like Toby Keith, Darius Rucker and Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will be gracing the stage of the San Diego County Fair’s Grandstand concert series this summer. The series runs the length of the fair, which opens June 2 and closes July 4. Many of the shows are free with fair admission...

  • Free Balboa Park photo exhibit showcases cousins’ works

    Free Balboa Park photo exhibit showcases cousins’ works

    A new photography exhibit that opened this week in Balboa Park features the work of a late Rancho Bernardan and his distant cousin who met through their shared interest. “Street Photography Around the World” debuted Wednesday and will remain on display through April 3 at Gallery 21 in Balboa Park’s...

Opinion

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  • Free trash bins for all

    Free trash bins for all

    If you have lived in a home in San Diego for more than 10 years, chances are pretty good your black trash bin is looking a little worse for wear these days. Those bins take a real beating every week when the arms of the automated garbage trucks lift the bin high overhead, dump them out, then return...

  • Desal loses urgency following wet winter

    Desal loses urgency following wet winter

    Here’s a cold, wet reality: the more water in California’s reservoirs, the less urgency there is to build new ocean-water desalination plants that became a major talking point during the state’s long, parched years of drought, an ultra-dry period some folks insist has still not ended despite months...

  • Our readers write: Issue of March 23, 2017

    Our readers write: Issue of March 23, 2017

    All comments belong Responding to the March 16 letter regarding new columnist Harry Levine, "Comments belong elsewhere," it is more appropriate to say that all comments belong in this newspaper. What we need is free and open expression of opinions. This should not provoke nasty responses, but if...

  • Back to the drawing board on community center

    Back to the drawing board on community center

    Sometimes going back to the drawing board is a good thing. That’s the case, we think, regarding what grew to be an overly-ambitious plan by the Poway City Council to build a combined senior center and community center at Community Park. On Tuesday night the council abandoned both the stalled proposal...

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